Vibhor Gems names industry vet as president
Author and former Hearts On Fire executive Peter Smith has been appointed president of New York City-based Vibhor Gems, joining the company in time for Las Vegas market week.
Is Amazon looking to take on Etsy?
Two online postings suggest the online retail giant is establishing a handmade marketplace to rival Etsy, which has seen its stock drop since going public in March.
Nordstrom introduces shopping via text
Salespeople or stylists now can send customers messages about a product they might like and all they have to do is text back “BUY” to purchase it.
Blue Nile store to open in New York mall
The online retailer revealed a bit more about its plans to open a store where consumers can try on--but not buy--jewelry during the company’s earnings call Friday morning.
Macy’s gets into the off-price business
The retailer will open four Macy’s Backstage stores this fall in the New York City area that will sell marked-down merchandise, including jewelry.